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on 17 May 2009 08:54

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Best Book-to-Movie Adaptations

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1. The Virgin Suicides (1999)

People who added this item 3831  Average listal rating (2595 ratings) 7.4  IMDB Rating 7.9 
2. The Bourne Identity (2002)

People who added this item 4677  Average listal rating (3136 ratings) 6  IMDB Rating 6.5 
3. The Da Vinci Code (2006)

People who added this item 4131  Average listal rating (2651 ratings) 8  IMDB Rating 8.2 
4. Trainspotting (1996)

People who added this item 527  Average listal rating (293 ratings) 6.4  IMDB Rating 6.8 
5. Emma (1996)

People who added this item 793  Average listal rating (517 ratings) 6.6  IMDB Rating 7.6 
6. Field of Dreams (1989)

People who added this item 5745  Average listal rating (3909 ratings) 8.2  IMDB Rating 8.6 
7. The Silence of the Lambs (1991)

People who added this item 604  Average listal rating (392 ratings) 6.3  IMDB Rating 6.5 
8. Kiss the Girls (1997)

People who added this item 535  Average listal rating (311 ratings) 6.3  IMDB Rating 6.1 
9. The Lord of the Rings (1978)

People who added this item 635  Average listal rating (404 ratings) 5.9  IMDB Rating 6.3 
10. Along Came a Spider (2001)

People who added this item 1684  Average listal rating (1104 ratings) 6.4  IMDB Rating 6.6 
11. The Bone Collector (1999)

People who added this item 982  Average listal rating (532 ratings) 7.2  IMDB Rating 7.6 
12. Little Children (2006)

People who added this item 3614  Average listal rating (2275 ratings) 7.4  IMDB Rating 7.6 
13. American Psycho (2000)

People who added this item 242  Average listal rating (110 ratings) 6.4  IMDB Rating 6.3 
14. Less Than Zero (1987)

People who added this item 4122  Average listal rating (2694 ratings) 6.6  IMDB Rating 6.9 
15. The Chronicles of Narnia: The Lion, the Witc... (2005)

People who added this item 355  Average listal rating (184 ratings) 5.8  IMDB Rating 5.9 
16. Divine Secrets of the Ya-Ya Sisterhood (2002)

People who added this item 1081  Average listal rating (601 ratings) 5.9  IMDB Rating 6.6 
17. The Sisterhood of the Traveling Pants (2005)
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People who added this item 2605  Average listal rating (1557 ratings) 5.8  IMDB Rating 6.1 
18. The Princess Diaries (2001)

People who added this item 2666  Average listal rating (1566 ratings) 7.5  IMDB Rating 7.8 
19. Pride & Prejudice (2005)
I actually strongly prefer the BBC version starring Colin Firth, but that's not a choice on here and I can't quite figure out how to make it one...

People who added this item 1564  Average listal rating (903 ratings) 8  IMDB Rating 8.4 
20. To Kill a Mockingbird (1962)

People who added this item 468  Average listal rating (258 ratings) 8  IMDB Rating 8.1 
21. The Last Picture Show (1971)

People who added this item 8119  Average listal rating (5186 ratings) 8.4  IMDB Rating 8.9 
22. Fight Club (1999)

People who added this item 4810  Average listal rating (3256 ratings) 8  IMDB Rating 8.5 
23. The Green Mile (1999)

People who added this item 3989  Average listal rating (2534 ratings) 6.7  IMDB Rating 6.8 
24. The Devil Wears Prada (2006)

People who added this item 7980  Average listal rating (5098 ratings) 8.2  IMDB Rating 8.9 
25. The Lord of the Rings: The Return of the Kin... (2003)

People who added this item 902  Average listal rating (581 ratings) 6.4  IMDB Rating 6.8 
26. The Firm (1993)

People who added this item 4409  Average listal rating (2880 ratings) 7.6  IMDB Rating 8.2 
27. A Beautiful Mind (2001)

People who added this item 389  Average listal rating (229 ratings) 6.4  IMDB Rating 6.9 
28. The Jane Austen Book Club (2007)

People who added this item 5986  Average listal rating (3932 ratings) 7.1  IMDB Rating 7.4 
29. Harry Potter and the Philosopher's Stone (2001)

People who added this item 7095  Average listal rating (4630 ratings) 7.2  IMDB Rating
30. Jurassic Park (1993)

People who added this item 720  Average listal rating (441 ratings) 6.2  IMDB Rating 6.5 
31. The Pelican Brief (1993)

People who added this item 2992  Average listal rating (1760 ratings) 7.4  IMDB Rating 7.3 
32. Girl, Interrupted (1999)

People who added this item 3820  Average listal rating (2459 ratings) 8.5  IMDB Rating 8.8 
33. One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest (1975)

People who added this item 365  Average listal rating (194 ratings) 6.8  IMDB Rating 7.3 
34. Friday Night Lights (2004)

People who added this item 5102  Average listal rating (3108 ratings) 8.4  IMDB Rating 8.9 
35. Schindler's List (1993)

People who added this item 947  Average listal rating (555 ratings) 7.3  IMDB Rating 7.6 
36. Fried Green Tomatoes (1991)

People who added this item 3202  Average listal rating (2021 ratings) 6.4  IMDB Rating 6.7 
37. Bridget Jones's Diary (2001)

People who added this item 116  Average listal rating (62 ratings) 6.6  IMDB Rating 6.6 
38. Circle of Friends (1995)


 

Because the book is always better, but sometimes the movie is actually pretty good...

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Posted: 5 years, 3 months ago at May 18 3:21
Great list!
Only the last movie of the Lord of the Rings series made in on here?

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